1936 United States presidential election in Idaho

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1936 United States presidential election in Idaho

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All 4 Idaho votes to the Electoral College
  FDR in 1933 2.jpg LandonPortr.jpg
Nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt Alf Landon
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Kansas
Running mate John Nance Garner Frank Knox
Electoral vote 4 0
Popular vote 125,683 66,256
Percentage 63.0% 33.2%

President before election

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

Elected President

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Democratic

The 1936 United States presidential election in Idaho took place on November 3, 1936, as part of the 1936 United States presidential election. Idaho voters chose four[2] representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Idaho was won by incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt (DNew York), running with Vice President John Nance Garner, with 62.96% of the popular vote, against Governor Alf Landon (RKansas), running with Frank Knox, with 33.19% of the popular vote.[3][4] As of 2019, this is the last time Ada County voted for the Democratic presidential candidate.

Results[edit]

1936 United States presidential election in Idaho
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt (inc.) 125,683 62.96%
Republican Alf Landon 66,256 33.19%
Union William Lemke 7,678 3.85%
Total votes 199,617 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1936 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "1936 Election for the Thirty-eighth Term (1937-41)". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "1936 Presidential General Election Results - Idaho". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  4. ^ "The American Presidency Project - Election of 1936". Retrieved December 30, 2018.